A $1 million estate gift from Mylan co-founder and global entrepreneur Donald Panoz will champion continued entrepreneurship and experiential learning opportunities for West Virginia University students.
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Major gift boosts Reynolds Hall construction, student success and faculty support for WVU Chambers College
Reynolds Hall, the future home of West Virginia University’s John Chambers College of Business and Economics, will propel students to the forefront of business education thanks to a multimillion-dollar gift from alumni W. Marston “Marty” and Katharine Becker that will bolster building construction, ensure academic success for students and help attract and retain top-notch faculty.
The future of supply chain education has arrived at West Virginia University, thanks to a $1.6 million gift supporting the growth and acceleration of the Global Supply Chain Management program in the John Chambers College of Business and Economics. This gift was made in memory of Henry B. Wehrle Jr., former chairman and CEO of McJunkin Corp.
Positioning future Mountaineers on the cutting edge of supply chain management through experiential learning and career-ready skill development, this gift comprises commitments from the H.B. Wehrle Foundation; H. Bernard “Bernie” Wehrle, III; his wife, Cecilia; Stephen and Laura Wehrle; and E. Gaines and Annie Wehrle.
A state-of-the-art auditorium at Reynolds Hall, the new home of West Virginia University’s John Chambers College of Business and Economics will be named in honor of the late Harry H. Esbenshade Jr., an accomplished business leader and philanthropist in Vienna, West Virginia.
A $2 million gift from the Hayhurst family will strengthen West Virginia University’s entrepreneurship network and support a new facility at Reynolds Hall, the future home of the Chambers College of Business and Economics, to foster student innovation through collaboration.
William and Patricia Sheedy commit $2.5 million to bring experiential learning to future WVU business students in Reynolds Hall
As Reynolds Hall, the new hub for business education on the campus of West Virginia University continues to build on the Morgantown waterfront, a John Chambers College of Business and Economics alumnus has given a gift that will ensure that it will build the business leaders of the future by way of experiential learning when it opens in 2022.
Future of finance education at WVU begins next chapter as alums announce trading lab gift for Reynolds Hall
As Reynolds Hall, the new hub for business education on the campus of West Virginia University and the Morgantown waterfront comes to life, two John Chambers College of Business and Economics alumni are making a gift that will place future Mountaineers on the cutting edge of finance education.
West Virginia University’s Brickstreet Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation will become the Encova Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation thanks to a generous donation from the Encova Mutual Insurance Group.
The gift, which is for $2 million, is the first corporate gift made in the Building Beyond campaign, which officially launched Monday, and will provide a new home for the Encova Center within Reynolds Hall.
In a little more than two years, the John Chambers College of Business and Economics will write the next chapter in business education in its new home, transforming West Virginia University’s campus, the community of Morgantown and the student experience.
At nearly 180,000-square-feet, Reynolds Hall — named for alumnus and financier Robert Reynolds and his wife, Laura, who made this building possible with a generous $10 million gift — will more than double the space that the Chambers College has in its current building.
Citing the need to “improve the quality of student life, enrich academic experience, enhance student services, and respond to students’ needs,” the West Virginia University Board of Governors unanimously approved construction plans Wednesday for three major projects totaling $176 million.
The projects will be funded by a combination of private donations, auxiliary revenue, private financing (bonds) and reserves.